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Feb 24, 2013 8:00am PST
department is joining the search. two tourists vanished in a bike trek in south america. the latest on their disappearance, coming up. >> jamie: when a terrifying scene at the daytona international speedway. the exrash on the track ended up hurting dozens in the stands. it is complicating preparations for today's daytona 500. who will sit in those seats? [ male announcer ] let's say you pay your guy around 2% to manage your money. that's not much, you think. except it's 2% every year. go to e-trade and find out how much our advice and guidance costs. spoiler alert: it's low. it's guidance on your terms, not ours. e-trade. less for us. more for you. >> welcome back. we have been telling you about the across-the-board spending cuts that are days away and a key republican senator is calling on the white house to stop an administrative effort to stop more government spending. senator tom coburn has asked officials to cancel what he says is a planned 100-city tour designed to help local governments alie and get more federal money. so while congress is trying to find ways to cut spending,
Feb 24, 2013 10:00pm PST
. and good evening. it is a mystery in south america, how did a couple vanish in peru. u.s. officials are getting involved. don knapp spoke with friends of the couple who said they haven't heard from the couple in a month. >> she is a fun loving bicyclists. in december she and her boyfriend left the bay area for the bike ride of their lives. now friends and family are concerned about their whereabouts. >> i understand there is some dangerous areas in the places they were visiting. have warnings for american tourists so i am worried about them and the fact there has been no communication for a month. >> the couple posted pictures on facebook but on january 25 the communication ended. her sisters hope it is just a communication problem and nothing more. >> i haven't seen a video of her since january 25 so to me anything could have happened since then. i hope she is having a blast. >> reporter: she talked with her january 18. >> she called to say that they were having a good time. everything was going well. >> reporter: it isn't clear where they were on january 25. now thousands of mile
Feb 26, 2013 5:00pm PST
is over. the 25-year-olds were on a south america bicycle trip and went missing january 25th more than a m ago. they were found traveling on a boat along the river in a resort town. laura? >> right. this is where francine fitzgerald lives. she will not speak with reporters but did provide a written statement saying this family will not start celebrating until they hear from garrett directly. he and his girl friend are both 25 years old leaving in november for a six-month bicycle tour through south america. on january 25th all communication stopped. on january 26th a surveillance photo on a bus showing jamie apparently in that bus reportedly on the way to lima this, afternoon, abc news confirmed police had spoken with garrett and they're on a boat trip through the amazon soon after, both families received calls from the peruvian government saying the cull coming upel had been located. >> i'm excited that. is awesome. because they've been a big help. but i still want to hear my sister's voi.s as her sister. you know? >> jamie feel son leave from the bike shop where the owner launch aid searc
Feb 25, 2013 7:00pm PST
in south america and neighbors call it a graffiti bombing. the expensive damage done by vandals in one quick attack. . >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is bay area news at seven. >> good evening it's monday, february 25th. i'm gasia mikaelian. this is bay area news at seven. we continue with continuation coverage of our developing news off of the coast of monterey. that is where they decided to press ahead with search ahead. after they receive a call that a boat was sinking. officials say that message last night came from a 29-foot sail boat taking on water. they say due to the boat's failing equipment they were only able to proximate mate the location. about 65 miles off of the coast of monterey. on board were a mother and father, their four-year-old son and 8-year-old cousin. it's unclear where the boat was from. the call indicated there were no life vests or survival sutsz. >> we don't know if they were able to make a makeshift life craft that -- raft that they were able to piece together. >> we're hoping it's not a hoax. the coast guard said, it's an
Feb 24, 2013 11:00pm PST
. >> we are trying to contact people who are traveling in south america so that they can also get the flyers out to local people. >> reporter: and they are working with the u.s. embassy in peru but worry is starting to set in. >> a little bit. you try have optimism. they have been gone for i mean they have been -- no contact for a month and that is very scary. so, we are very worried. >> reporter: don knapp, kpix- 5. >>> authorities are searching through the tips for the las vegas shooting, they are looking for harris, they say he is the one who shot cherry, a local native. tips have been pouring in. yesterday they found the range rover that was found fleeing from the scene. two people were killed when the car cherry was riding in hit a taxi and burned into flames. >>> 10 people are out of their homes after a 2 alarm fire. the police officers on routine parole saw smoke coming out of the building. that is when they called for help and went banging on doors telling everyone to get out. between 30 and 40 residents were forced to evacuate. >> i
Feb 25, 2013 12:00pm PST
-- in san francisco, elissa harrington, cbs 5. >>> the search is continuing in south america for a missing couple. jamie neal and her boyfriend went for a bicycle trip in argentina. the last contact was a monday ago today. >> we are trying to contact people traveling in south america so they can get flyers out to local people. >> the el sobrante bike shop where garrett hand worked is collecting money to raise a reward for information in locating the couple in peru. >>> they are a big draw at ikea stores around the world but now the chain is withdrawing their swedish meatballs over horse meat contamination. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran has reaction from a store in east palo alto. >> reporter: ikea known for their furniture and meatballs. they are involved with the european horse meat scandal. inspectors found horse meat in 1600 pounds of meat balls going to ikea, falsely labeled as beef and pork. >> when it's controlled like their equivalent of the fda, i got no problem with it. the trouble is, as i understand that they are getting contami
Feb 17, 2013 10:00am PST
america, at least, from the church? >> we're seeing it in south america. we're seeing it in africa with music and dance. we have to adapt christianity. well, better put, we have to express christianity in different cultures in different ways. remember st. augustine and st. thomas aquinas. what they did in their time was take the best intellectual thought. for augustine, it was neoplatonism. for aquinas, it was aristotle. and press christianity to their generations using those philosophers. thomas aquinas' books were burnt by the bishop of paris. we shouldn't just quote augustine and aquinas. we should imitate them and figure out how to express christianity in the best way that we can in this century. >> i have a question that i wanted to get in. also, just this very curious situation that we're finding ourselves in, we will find ourselves in, where we're going to have two popes or the pope emeritus and the new pope, that could create some tensions that could in some ways undermine the new pope if the other pope is still around. i mean, benedict says he's going to be hidden from pub
Feb 26, 2013 5:30am EST
. especially in the humanitarian aspect. it puts it closer to the south america central america operating area. it also is the closest locationto where the hospital personnel are. they are in norfolk where the naval hospital is medical personnel are kind of home ported out of. >> reporter: tell us about the upcoming trip. you will leave for five months right? >> it's from april to august and it's called continuing promise 2013 and 8 nations down in central and south america and the caribbean. it's a humane tearian mission and kind of threefold missionlife changing surgical procedures and treating patients ashore in the 8 nation and the -- nations anded medical exchange and collaboration between the medical personnel so the opportunity to partner with the host nations and do that one-on- one training, and knowledge sharing. >> reporter: thanks so much. again, the comfort when it sets sales and leaves this morning, at around 7, it's the final time that this ship will be leaving from baltimore when it comes back from that human tearian relief mission, the home will be in norfolk, virginia. people
Feb 26, 2013 12:00pm EST
. >> later this spring the comfort will leave norfolk for ports in south america where it will provide free medical care to those who can't afford it. >>> that mission to south america is more than just humanitarian. it also involves training to keep the crew up to date. >>> smokers listen up. from now on there will be no lighting up at orioles or ravens game. they're banning smoking anywhere inside oriole park or m and t stadium. previously there were designated areas. now the plan is to allow people to leave the premise to smoke and reenter. >>> we're learning more about the pope's role in the catholic church following his upcoming resignation. officials say the pope will be known as emmer pope or your holiness after he steps down. there had been speculation about his title and what he would wear. the vatican says benedict will continue wearing white. >> interesting. >>> still to come on wjz eyewitness news' news. a hot air horror, two dozen tourists are dead after a fiery balloon accident. >> high school gunman, prosecutors make a deal with the
Feb 19, 2013 9:00pm PST
, the next one coming from south america or south africa. what effect would that have on the church? >> it would be wonderful. i suspect it will not happen. i think the conclave might argue there are challenges in north america, as well as europe, and they need a pope that can be focused. >> wendy: so you think the pope will come from europe? >> i suspect the pope will be from italy. italy. >> wendy: really. the church has been harmed with sex scandals, and is there an opportunity here to change that image? >> i do think so. i think we'll choose a pope that is extremely conservative, and i think they're going to choose somebody with great leadership skills, management skills, and somebody who would know how to handle this. >> wendy: who is your pick? >> the cardinal from rome. >> wendy: do you think we're likely to see any significant shift in the direction of the roman catholic church with the selection of this next pope? >> i do not think so. we have to remember in the conclave, the majority of cardinals were appointed by benedict the 16th t-as well as pope john paul ii. >> wendy:
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Feb 17, 2013 8:00am PST
puts us in church with want major i wanty of catholics in central and south america. >> there is it a discussion that the new pontiff could be from africa or latin america. >> that would be wonderful, too. >> there is it a decent chance, why look at america and europe, we say we are facing diminishing vocation and where is the church strongest and most viand groying in've by leaps and bounds. africa and central america. we have a vocation crisis in the united states, why are not getting enough young min to step forward and be a priest. in south america they have more than enough. that is a sign that the church is alive and growing, why not turn to the leadership and can you bring that to the universal church and give us the shot in the arm why need. >> how does it actually work? they come in certain meetings and voting blocks and more italians among the 117 card nalce, what do they do? >> here is the problem in. old days most of the cardinals were based in roim, because they were inity lie, they got to know each other. it was a familiarity. you have awe universal chu
Feb 24, 2013 7:00am PST
. >>> now to a developing story. the search for east bay tourists missing in south america. the east bay couple was last seen in peru almost a month ago. this morning friends and family of 25-year-old garrett hand and 27-year-old jamie neal say they are getting more concerned by the hour. neal's co-workers at the peddler bike shop say she spent months planning the cycling trip through south america. the couple left i november for that five-month adventure and have been chronicling their trip on facebook. but then the facebook posts stopped on january 25th, in peru, and the two have not been heard from since. everyone who knows that couple is extremely worried. earlier this month, the state department issued a travel warning about a group planning to kidnap american tourists in that region around cruiseco. >> i'm extremely concerned. i'm very fearful that something bad has happened. and it's not likely that -- it's not as likely they're just out on an excursion away from internet access. they had been using the internet and skype and facebook, all that stuff to stay in contact, and that c
Feb 27, 2013 6:00am PST
reaction. >>> bay area missing couple reportedly found alive in south america. why their family is not believing the good news and what they are asking authorities to show them. >>> good morning. welcome to wednesday, february 27th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. if you like warm weather it sounds like you will get more of it this week. and the weekend too. >> changes on the week. friday looks warm too. now the lows are either cold or not too bad. they are running cooler than 24 hours ago. it will still be mild to warm. there will be a lot of high clouds coming into the north bay. 60 to near 70. >>> steve, westbound 24 the traffic here looks pretty good on the way up to the tunnel. no problems by the way on 680. northbound 101 looks good. now backed to desk. >>> we begin with our breaking news from san francisco. we've been following since 4:30 this morning. cleanup crews are now vacuuming up that walter that gushed into the area at about 15th avenue in the west portal area. a neighbor tells us he woke up at 2:30 this morning to see water
Feb 2, 2013 10:00pm EST
rate is declining. it happened in south america as i said in an africa europe and asia and what is really striking and what people don't typically pay attention to is that while in many parts of the world the actual fertility rate is a little bit higher than it is here in america the rate of decline is generally steeper and so if you look down in mexico and central america and south america while many of those countries find fertility rate slightly above what we have their rate of decline is sleep -- steeper said he can't just look at the numbers you have today. we can't just look at the snapshot. we have to look at the trends and watch the slope of that curve to see where we will be in another 20 years. >> host: are there certain groups here in the united states or other countries who are having more babies than other groups who are conversely groups where the fertility decline is more apparent? >> guest: there are and just to take america, of fertility rates are never constant across populations. 1.93 can america is the average. we break that out by different demographic group
Feb 25, 2013 6:00am PST
to contact people that are traveling in south america so they can also get the flyers out to local people. >> a couple left the bay area in early december for a bicycling trip through south america. >>> there's a police search now for a man who allegedly shot up a building in san francisco with an ak-47. it happened last night on mcallister street. police say 42-year-old karim benton got into an argument with another man and then just opened fire. the victim hit in the leg but is expected to be okay. benton is from the sacramento area and police say he is armed and very dangerous. >>> a funeral service is planned today in salinas for 10- year-old angel negron. she was found dead off highway 183 just outside the city limits on tuesday. the boyfriend of the girl's mother is under arrest. >>> plenty of new tips for investigators about the prime suspect in the las vegas strip shooting. police are looking for 26-year- old ammar harris. they say he shot and killed aspiring rapper kenneth cherry. tips have been pouring in. police found his range rover over the
Feb 28, 2013 4:30am PST
on a biking trip in south america. the long awaited phone call came yesterday and he also posted a message saying, i am alive. he is traveling with his girlfriend but family members became worried after they stopped posting on social media messages. >> we cannot describe the hope, the emotion and the relief and exhaustion we are feeling right now. >> they say the couple was surprised to learn about the couple they cause -- the about the problems they caused. >>> multi- millionaire called this the mission for america. he said it has been more than four years since sending a couple to the moon but he thinks a married couple should go since the trip will take 501 days. that is a lot of time in space. >> sal, please save me here. >> i know, i like that. >> let's take a look at what we have now. traffic is doing well, we are off to a nice start, there are no major problems north and southbound and we are hoping we have a few good days on 880 and 580 because the last few have not been stiller. and right now to reset ourselves, there are no major problems by the dumbarton bridge. >>> santa rosa n
Feb 1, 2013 11:00pm PST
under fire last year, when some agents were involved in a prostitution scandal in south america. at the time, president obama said, he had confidence in sullivan's leadership. former new york city mayor ed koch. has died. koch was elected mayor in 1977 and served three terms. he was also a former congressman. and appeared as a judge on the t-v show "the people's court." koch was moved to intensive care just yesterday. he was 88 years old. it's day four of a terrifying hostage situation in alabama. police say, a five- year-old boy is being held in an underground bunker by a gunman. the police, the f-b-i and a hostage negotiator. are all still at the scene in the small town of midland city. investigators say, the gunman boarded a school bus, killed the driver and grabbed two children. one managed to escape. the bunker is reportedly equipped with electricity and is well stocked with food and water. neighbors, who identify the suspect as jimmy lee dykes, say he could stay holed up for a while. the death toll in the explosion at the headquarters of mexico's state-owned oil company. h
Feb 26, 2013 12:00pm EST
and south america. the question is why does it need to leave baltimore? officials say there are a number of reasons. >> it puts it closer to the ocean, closer to the nations and regions that it does provide humanitarian support for. it is also co-located with medical treatment personnel. it is also a cost saving initiative for the navy and the taxpayer. >> after its bid after three days of steep trail it will prepare for its next humanitarian mission. it is hard to believe, especially those on the canton dock, that she is not coming back. the sequestration situation in the sea could hamper comfort's efforts. if those go through it is possible its latest humanitarian mission could be canceled. let us hope not. wbal, tv 11 news. >> now to some breaking news in the 11 newsroom. fire crews are on the scene of john hopkins facility. several people are being treated. captain roy, what can you tell us? >> this is a has that situation. it is right near the rotunda. from what we are understanding they had a situation where air was being depleted in the building. they are not sure if it is caught
Feb 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
of the country. it is now cloud free. it is nearing the end of summer time in south america. snow is in moscow. they have this the winter in 100 years. 85 inches of snow in moscow. out west in places like denver, look at the temperatures. well above average in the mid- part of the country. we got little ripples. in the back, things are moving to the north. that is the reason we will see .rier air be fair weather clouds. look for some sunshine tomorrow. thursday will start out with chilly skies. right now i do not see any snowation of it causing .round here sunny and seasonal with a nice afternoon. temperatures tomorrow will be -- mid 40's.0's more sunshine on thursday. on friday, there might be some .tormy this my cousin sprinkles or light showers. might have some sprinkles or light showers. on the weekend, sunshine. 85 inches of snow in moscow? 85 sooinches. >> it was chilly out there, but the folks in baltimore did not mind. .> record crowd i have the very latest for you. against the maple .eafs ince now. -- ice now. >> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers. wer
Feb 11, 2013 11:00pm EST
in the spring of 2005. some believe the church may turn to a new leader from either africa or south america. we're live outside st. matthew's in the district. >> we spoke with parishioners after mass tonight. they were sad about the departure, but they also said they were pleased with the direction he had taken the church. they hope that continues in that conservative direction. we spoke with young catholics and they said they believe the church is -- the time is right for the church to become more liberal. a traditional roman catholic mass under extraordinary circumstances. for the first time in six centuries, at a sitting pope is stepping down. >> he understands his frailty as a human being. >> the 85-year daschle pontiff issued a stunning statement -- -- the 85-year-old pontiff issued a stunning statement. >> i am kind of exciting to see the process of another pope. >> he is a conservative and appointed like minded bishops. vatican observers believe this stage is set for another pope similar to benedict. >> we will have another pulp that is even more conservative. >> the number of priests an
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Feb 25, 2013 2:00am PST
missing in pursue. jamie kneel and her boyfriend garrett han was on a bike ride through south america. they were last seen january 26th getting on a bus in peru. neil's co-workers have set up a reward fund about the company's whereabouts. >> i am worried about the both of them. i want them to return on home on schedule. >> warning about kidnapping threats near there. local police are searching for clues about the couple. >> newly released security photos show reeva steenkamp hours before reva was shot and killed we see her smiling as she drives into oscar pistorius' apartment complex. reeva didn't plan on going there but went when she was too tired to drive. she was not only shot in the head they said her head was bashed in he mistook her for a burglar he said. oo oo one of the bigs cagest ca of its kind. the bp oil spill trial will begin. they are looking at the cause of the spill and find responsibility for all involved. it left 11 workers dead and estimated 4 billion barrels of oil into the bull of over 84 days. bp agreed to pay 4.5 billion instead of criminal charges related to th
Feb 11, 2013 5:00pm PST
is still spreading but now mostly in the third world, africa, asia and south america. so the speculation is now that a new pope could possibly come from one of those regions. >>> reporter: at the vatican tonight preparations are being made to convene a meeting of the college of cardinals to elected a new pipe like the sudden and unusual retirement of pope benedict xvi, the selection of a new spiritual leader for the world's 1.2 billion catholics could offer some breaks with tradition. >> you have a number of cardinals now who are from africa, south america and asia. i think it would not be a shock if we had somebody from one of those places. >> reporter: santa clara university's father michael mccarthy says the cardinals have always at least in the last several centuries picked a european priest. but this time, those considered top contenders are from around the world and third world including: >> it's always a mystery what the college of cardinals thinks when they gather. but i do think that they are aware that catholicism is increasin
Feb 24, 2013 6:00pm PST
with an international mystery out of south america. that is where a young bay area couple disappeared near he a month ago. kpix5 don napp is there where family and friends say the lack of contact is what has them worried, don? >> reporter: that is right. we do the missing persons stories t. is difficult to find -- it is difficult to find someone who is missing but what do you do when they are missing in another country? and the trail say month old but the family says they had to start somewhere. >> reporter: jamie neil is an energetic fun huff loving serious bicycle who commutes by bike. neil and her boyfriend, garret, left the bay area for the bike ride of their lives through south america. now, friends and family are concerned about the couple's whereabouts. >> i am worried about her. i understand that there is dangerous areas
Feb 25, 2013 4:00am PST
and friends are fearful about a bay area couple on a bicycle trip in south america. it's been a month since jaime neil and her boyfriend posted any pictures on their facebook pages. they were in peru apparently taking a bus to the capital city of lima. >> i'm worried. i understand that there's some dangerous areas in the places they were visiting. they have some warnings there for american tourists. >> there is a reward to find them. friends and family are trying to get travelers to south america to find
Feb 26, 2013 4:00am PST
north america. the exact cause of the accident is unknown. >>> we have word from south america of a contact with a missing bay area couple. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran in the newsroom now with some new possibilities on that couple down in peru. >> reporter: good morning. yes. we have word that the missing couple has been spotted in peru this month. this news comes as two families are holding out hope. take a look at this video from peruvian tv that shows jamie neal and her boyfriend garrett hand apparently on a bus to lima last month. these are from january 26th days after they stopped chronicling their trip on facebook. they were on a bicycle tour of south america and had been keeping in touch with family and friends on social media but their last messages were a month ago. but kpix 5 has spoken with a hostel operator in northeastern peru who told us the couple stayed at her hostel and were
Feb 26, 2013 4:30am PST
. >>> a bay area couple missing in south america may have been spotted just 10 days ago. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is in the newsroom with word from peru on what the two might be doing. >> reporter: good morning. well, kpix 5 spoke with a hostel operator who saw the couple this month and she believes they could still be in the area. peruvian tv reports these photos of garrett hand and jamie neal shows them taking a bus to lima on january 26 days after they stopped posting on facebook. the couple was on a bicycle tour of south america. their families say all communication stopped a month ago. the hostel operator said they were there february 16th, saying they stayed at her hostel twice and believes the couple is on spiritual retreat. she says she hopes the outside world will, quote, let them go to let them enjoy their time here. but garrett hand's mother says they are determined to find them. the family enlisted the help of the state dew point. >> somebody knows where garrett is. garrett and jamie neal, they
Feb 16, 2013 2:00am PST
takes off and heads down to south america, to show goodwill, not to be the american country that comes down there and shows people how it's done, to be the united states' ambassador of medical care that wants to partner with these nations, learn about them, learn about their illnesses, learn about their afflictions and learn from the people in the area how we can better support and partner with them. build bridges before they have to. if we have had twice the number of aircraft carers in 9-11, if we had twice the number of marine battalions in 9-11, would that have stopped it? it would not have. but maybe, maybe through humanitarian assistance, disaster relief, global engagement, the ability for us it reach across borders and change minds, maybe the intelligence might have been forthcoming. maybe there was one individual who might have seen something happening and recognizing we can't let bad things happen. that is why we do this. one, we globally engage because it's the right thing to do. we are citizens of the world and we deserve to take care of those less fortunate than us. a
Feb 12, 2013 2:30pm PST
. >> america still has thousands of troops stationed in south korea. the u.s. and allies may respond by putting their forces on higher alert and building new missile defenses. that will make for more attention and instability in asia. kim jong-un has his finger on the nuclear trigger. he may find himself more isolated and threatened, not more secure. he's already warning that any new sanctions may lead to new nuclear tests. the bbc news, seoul. >> more threatened. that is a worrying prospect. i am joined by the senior adviser for east asia policy at the u.s. defense department. thank you for coming in. what do we know about this latest test? >> the details are still coming in. we think it was more powerful and relatively successful than previous tests in 2006-2009. we're still trying to figure out whether it was using plutonium or highly enriched uranium. >> what is the significant? >> highly enriched uranium would be new. they have limited stockpiles of plutonium carried they would use that up in their testing process. >> we have the united nations saying this is a threat to international secu
Feb 12, 2013 4:00pm PST
his health. de -- there are the seven names from europe and south america, a prospect which have bookmaker's spending. the crowds were queuing today as the vatican loosened its culture of secrecy. it gave more details about the pope's help them what his role will be when he resigned in two weeks. yes today he revealed he had neither the mental or physical energy to continue. today the vatican said he had been wearing a pacemaker for some time. >> somebody talked about the fact that he had had a pacemaker a few months ago. that is correct. there was a routine replacement for the batteries. >> when he stand down, he will remain in rome to study. he will be living in a monastery. there'll not be two popes although it is unclear what his title will be. the church went out of the way to say that he would have no role in the choice of his successor. he will have nothing to say about it the insisted. the question remains as to whether this conservative pope will have some influence on the future direction of the church. already, and catholics are debating what the future of the church s
Feb 10, 2013 12:00pm EST
the fertility rate is declining. south america, europe, and asia. what is striking and what people don't pay attention to. in many part of the world the actual taber tillty rate -- fertility rate is higher. the rate of decline is general steeper. if you look down in mexico and central america and south america. many of the countries have fertility rates slightly above what we have. the overall rate of decline is steeper. when you look at the numbers you can't just look at the numbers today. you have to look at the trend and d x dt and watch the slope of the curve. >> host: are there certain groups here in the united states or in other countries who having more babies than groups or converse ily or groups where the fertility rate is more apparent. >> guest: there are just to take america for a moment. we talk about that. the fertility rates are never constant across populations. the 1.93 here in america is the average. we break that up by different demographic groups you get different numbers. the white americans along the ethnic groups have the lowest 1.6 and african-americans have a healthy
Feb 16, 2013 10:00pm PST
, the maserati. breaking the record by ten days. the old record from new york to san francisco around south america was 57 days. they did it in 47. from san francisco, patrick sedillo, kpix 5. >>> 500 jobs just opened in the south bay. what you need to do to be considered for a wide range of positions at santa clara's fifth largest employer. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, the great america theme par trying to fill hundreds of positions for the upcoming season. open positio >>> santa clara's fifth larger employer is hiring, the great american theme park is trying to fill hundreds of positions for the upcoming season. they include medical technicians, security personnel. ride operators and lifeguards and more. the park is also holding auditions for the live stage shows for the pertainment. >> currently looking for about 100 to complete the live entertainment team and also looking for about 400 to 500 more positions to complete the hiring for the spring to get the park open for the exciting area. >> applicants must all be at least 16 years ode, a -- old. a link to detailed job descriptions and casting locatio
Feb 25, 2013 6:00am PST
the search is intensifying for an east bay couple missing for a month in south america. the state department is now reportedly joining the search for jamie neal and her boyfriend garrett hand who were last seen in lima, peru, on january 26th. "today in the bay's" christie smith is live at the peddler bike shop where jamie neal is an employee. good morning, christie. >> reporter: good morning to you, marla. friends and family are getting more and more worried by the minute. they are reaching out to people in the bay area and people who may have any contacts in peru. they are all over facebook and twitter trying to get the word out. the last time that anyone heard from this couple was about a month ago and as you said, jamie neal worked at this bike shot. the peddler here. she was on an extended vacation from the bike shop. she and her boyfriend set off on at biking trip of a lifetime. a five-month adventure they have been chronicling since last november on facebook. the posts stopped around january 26th in cusco, peru. concern is growing. bus security camera reportedly may have captured image
Feb 25, 2013 5:00am PST
bicycling trip through south america. >>> new this morning, a cardinal in great britain is resigning as the archbishop in the face of misconduct allegations, cardinal keith o'brien saying he will fight claims made in a british newspaper that said three priests and a former priest have complained to the vatican alleging o'brien acted inappropriately towards them. he will skip the conclave to elect the new pope next month. the conclave will start soon. today pope benedict issued a change in the rules to get around the usual 15-day delay. >>> east bay authorities are telling their version of why mc hammer was arrested. the alameda county sheriff says the car hammer was in had expired tags and belonged to another person. hammer reportedly reacted angrily to a request for proof of ownership and refused to step out of the car. he was arrested thursday in dublin for obstructing a police officer. hammer says he was racially profiled. >>> plenty of new tips about investigators about the prime minister suspect in the las vegas strip shooting. p
Feb 26, 2013 6:00am PST
hitting a communications tower. >>> a bay area couple missing in south america may have been spotted just 10 days ago. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is in the newsroom this morning. and cate, there is some word from peru on what they might be doing. >>> reporter: kpix 5 spoke with a hostel operator this month who believes they are still in the area. peruvian tv reports these photos of garrett hand and jamie neal. it shows them taking a bus to lima january 26 days after they stopped posting on facebook. the couple was on a bike tour of south america. their families say all communications stopped a month ago. but last night we spoke with the hostel operator in northeastern peru. she tells kpix 5 she met the couple and they were there as recently as february 16. the woman says they stayed at her hostel twice and believes the couple is on a spiritual retreat. she told us she hopes the outside world will, quote, let them go to let them enjoy their time here. but garrett hand's mother says they are determined to find them. the family enlisted the help
Feb 13, 2013 5:00am EST
talk about the sequester. south america, this is also going to impact our drug operations. they're stopping drugs coming into the united states. how is that? >> that's right. a memo went out a couple of weeks ago asking that operations in south america get stopped because of budget funding cuts. it hampers a lot of the kind of things that we're going to be doing as far as counterdrug missions in south america. we don't know what the impact will be but having a less navy presence in the area hampers the counterdrug efforts in that area. >> hopefully we will not see a rush of drugs into the until as result of this. last question. what would you like for see happen? we have two weeks. we have this freight train that seems to be barreling down the track. what would you like to see happen in this short window of time? >> a lot of the associations involved in this discussion with would like to see some bipartisan negotiation happen. we've had proposals by chairman of the senate armed services committee carl levin eliminating loopholes to raise revenues to offset the cuts. we've had pr
Feb 16, 2013 5:30pm PST
from new york to san francisco around south america was 57 days. they did it in 47. from san francisco, patrick sedillo, kpix 5. >>> 500 jobs just opened in the south bay. what you need to do to be considered for a wide range of positions at santa clara's fifth largest employer. >> five cities across the bay area made it all the way into the 70s today. now rain back in your forecast. the pinpoint outlook as the news continues right here on kpix 5. pope could start sooner than march 15th. pope benedict stunned the world >>> a conclave to elect the next pope could start sooner than march 15th. pope benedict stunned the world this week by announcing his retirement effective february 28th. he's the first pontiff in 600 years to step down and is staying in office until death. church rules say the conclave is to start 15 to 20 days after the papacy becomes vacant but since they're note dealing with a sudden death the vatican is trying the waive the rules -- to waive the rules. the pope though has to approve the change before he resigns. >>> the
Feb 16, 2013 2:00pm PST
to the look at world weather. we'll start in the americas and across south america we've seen heavy showers across peru and bolivia, towards paraguy and southern brazil. forecast suggests we could see heavy downpours, a wet one in buenos aires. further north a scattering of showers across the amazon basin a move towards venezuela and colombia scattering showers here. as we move through into the caribbean, we have a trough of low pressure extending across the region so we are likely to see cloudy skies for jamaica and one or two heavy downpours particularly havana and cuba, 19 degrees. showers expected for panama and costa rica. much of mexico, dry and fine, 24 degrees expected in mexico city. in north america, cold in the northeast as temperatures at or below freezing certainly for eastern parts of canada looking cold. towards the west, snow across the rockies, dry further south with highs of 21 in l.a. >> welcome back. here's a reminder of our main headlines on al-jazeera. at least 72 people are known to have died in a
Feb 27, 2013 4:00pm PST
. that disturbed them very deeply. they went after liberation theology in south america. that was serious. it's like the civil rights movement in america. it's about courage and justice and they went after that movement tooth and nail. >> cenk: i bit a lot of people don't know about that. was that movement political? is that why they went after it? >> i'll tell you the facts, and they're in my book. two months after reagan took office national security council met in santa fe, new mexico, with one question, how can we destroy liberation theology in south america. they concluded that they can't destroy it but they can split the church. so they went after the pope, the c.i.a. head at the time was catholic, he gave them lots of cash and in exchange the pope was to help split the church, and that has been going on for 25 years this. he has been replacing bishops and cardinals who stood up to them replaced them opes dei, a far right movement in the catholic church. they almost succeeded in doing that. today the liberation theologian people say we used to serve the church. now we're serving humanit
Feb 17, 2013 10:00pm PST
they spoke as we listened. >>> well, the massive tomato fight outbreak will be breaking out in south america. >>> and what tickled the funny bone. hundreds of people making them laugh out loud all at once. ,,,,,,,, [ man ] it's big. quickly reconnects families. same with aladdin. the biggest in bail. no one has lower prices, is faster or more professional. aladdin bail bonds. bigger because we're better. she was found dead on the f porch of her hou >>> the country singer has died. she was found dead on the front porch of her house this afternoon in arkansas. and the coroner said that it was a suicide. her 1996 song do it all the time went to number one. in recent years a number of the personal and mental healthproblems sided her career. the report saying that she was disupon dent since the father of her younger child committed suicide last month. she was 37. >>> bruce willis' return to the top of the box office with his latest installment of the action series die hard. >> welcome to moscow. >> a good day for die hard to earn $25 million. and the movie becomes 25 years after the original die
Feb 27, 2013 10:00pm PST
area couple believed missing in south america has finally phoned bomb. they were on a 6-month biking journey through peru, chile, and argentina when communication suddenly stopped about a month ago. their families got a little worried. today they phoned that they had been on a boat and out of touch. >>> and a bayridge party is officially on, and why -- the bay bridge party is officially on, and while everyone is invited, no one is sure how to pay the tab. the authority approved $5.6 million for the precelebration. but people may have to pay to attend. >> we are the official television station for the official bridge opening celebration. >>> homeowners in san francisco's west portal district woke to a 16-inch water pipe that ruptured at 3:00 am near 15th avenue. the cleanup and the cause of the crack. >> reporter: this was the screen today as a small army of city workers, private cleanup crews, and stunned homeowners began digging out from the onslaught of water that flooded this street when a 16-inch city water pipe ruptured early this morning, sending thousands of gallons of water u
Feb 16, 2013 11:00pm PST
,000 miles, off the southern tip of south america. >>> and the crew on the maserati broke the record, the old record was set in 1998. they didn't just beat it. they beat it by 11 days. >> world records are not that easy to come by. we're very fortunate to have managed to do it. when we set out to do it, we wanted to set a reference time that would be difficult for whoever comes after us to be. and i think we have managed to accomplish that, for sure. >> the nine-member crew says the trip was not easy, the waves in the southern ocean can get to 50 feet high. they say they're looking forward to a good meal. >>> right now, the look over san francisco, the bay ridge looking gorgeous, from emoryville. let's check with rob mayeda on the weather. >> yes, the change will develop over the next 48 hours, the holiday would finish on a dry note. the seabreeze is picking up. patchy low clouds could be seen tomorrow, in oakland, winds at 10 miles an hour, and nevada, low clouds, moving into the coast and the bay tonight. the rain-producing clouds should hold off until later on monday. the pattern change yo
Feb 25, 2013 4:00am PST
effort under way to find a missing bay area couple who disappeared in south america. >> it came true. >> and we will run down the big winners from last night's academy awards. >>> right now we take a live look outside. that is spectacular. whether you are howling at it or dancing in the moonlight, this is the kind of way you want to start off the workweek on this monday, february 25th. this is "today in the bay." >> i am truly inspired. mike inouye doing the "thriller" dance is impressive. i'm jon kelley. >> i'm marla tellez in for laura garcia-cannon. let's check the forecast with meteorologist christina loren. what a gorgeous weekend. >> it was nice out there. welcome back. mondays can be tough but the weather is going to make it easy for you this week. temperatures are chilly this morning. we are headed toward the upper 60s today. and by the end of the week, we're talking about the mid 70s. an early taste of spring. lots to talk about in your full forecast including those pollen levels creeping up. we'll get to that. coming up, i want to check your drive. he was howling at the moo
Feb 24, 2013 5:00pm PST
cycling adventure through south america. the facebook posts ended on january 25. at that point the couple was in peru, a day later a bus security camera in lima captured images of the two getting off the bus and into a taxi. >> i am extremely concerned. i am very fearful that something bad hat happened. it's not likely that they're just out on an excursion away from internet access. they had been using the internet and skype and facebook to stay in contact and that contact has ceased. >> reporter: the owner of the peddler bike shop where neil worked for the past two years says everyone who knows the couple is worried especially since the state department issued a travel warning about members of an organization looking to kidnap american tourists. they have not made any financial transactions this january. we hope to learn more aboutwit the search. >> thanks for the update. and still ahead at 5:00. >> we will have a preview of the oscars. all that you need to know about tonight's show including one actor who is favored to earn a second gold statue three years after the first. >>> the 85th
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